The battle to outfit lawyers with useful virtual assistants is heating up. A few weeks ago we reported on the evolution of IBM Einstein for use in legal settings. Now, Riverview Law, one of the largest legal-services and private practice law firms in the
Empathy Key to Success with Business Clients
In a recent article in Bloomberg BNA: Big Law Business, Susie Lees, Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Allstate Corporation, gets specific about how Allstate selects and retains outside law firms for the work its massive legal department can’t handle internally.
Lees’s comments about how Allstate works with outside counsel makes interesting and valuable…
Cybersecurity: A Growing Area of Practice
In June, Bloomberg BNA reported that Akerman had become the latest law firm to venture deeply into the field of data security and information governance when it established an 18-person group specializing in data law.
Martin Tully, co-chair of the new Akerman group, told Bloombeg that “while the breaches at Target make national headlines, smaller…
Baker & McKenzie Partner Speaks out on Benefits of Social Media
Eduardo C. Leite, the Global Chairman at Baker & McKenzie – one of the oldest and most prominent law firms in the world – has written a persuasive article for Bloomberg on the benefits his firm has experienced from its participation in social media.
He points out that Twitter, blogs and other social media platforms…